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OnLive Game Streaming Company Goes Under

08/19/2012, OnLive, the most prominent game streaming company is no more. The Company has apparently been experiencing financial difficulties, and had to lay off about half of its staff. People left the company with boxes late on Friday. The company says that its...

GoPago equips local merchants with 4G tablets, for free

08/07/2012, GoPago is a mobile application that people can use to “end the lines” at local stores. Basically, folks can browse and order for food/drinks from local stores with their smartphones. The interesting bit is that stores which accepts Gopago...

HTC Q2 profit down 60%

08/03/2012, The first financial quarter of HTC was already difficult, but many observers had hoped that the HTC One line of product (which is actually very good) would have lifted the company relatively quickly. Unfortunately, and as we expected,  that is not the...

LinkedIn reportedly spent nearly $1 million to fix security breach

08/02/2012, Following the hapless security infraction that LinkedIn experienced two months ago, the company is now saying that it has spent a huge amount of money to fix the problem. Fresh from its earnings call today, LinkedIn CFO Steve Sordello said that the...

Android tablet gaining share, thanks to low-cost devices [study]

08/01/2012, Android-powered tablets are gaining traction according to Frank N. Magid Associates. In fact they are selling fast enough to decrease the iPad’s overall market share, despite recent record sales for the Apple tablet. In a survey, Frank N. Magid...

Skype boosts Xbox division quarter by 20%

07/19/2012, According to Microsoft, which released its quarterly results earlier today, the Xbox division has increased its revenues by 20%, but the credit goes entirely to the Skype acquisition that became official in May (that’s a huge number for Skype). The...

28nm Qualcomm Snapdragon chip will roll out from Samsung plants

07/04/2012, We met with Dr. Paul Jacobs (Qualcomm CEO) last week at Uplinq, and he made it clear that the current shortage of 28nm Snapdragon chips was due to a very tight manufacturing capacity from its long-time partner TSMC, the world’s largest chip foundry....

RIM CEO says company isn’t in a “death spiral”

07/03/2012, Speaking at CBC’s Metro Morning radio show today, RIM CEO Thorsten Heins said, “There’s nothing wrong with the company as it exists right now.” Seemingly in a move to convince both customers and investors that Research In Motion...

Intel’s Ultrabook Design Induces Growth In Premium Laptop Market

06/29/2012, When Intel introduced the Ultrabook brand and accompanying rules and guidelines, many were skeptical and talked about it being a marketing “gimmick”. Data shows that they could not have been more wrong. First of all, although relatively modest...

Microsoft Purchases Yammer for $1.2 Billion

06/25/2012, The rumors are true, Microsoft has bought Yammer for $1.2 billion in cash. For those of you unfamiliar with Yammer, it is a social network platform built specifically for corporations. Businesses can set up a private network in which employees can post...

iPhone may be assembled in the U.S, “one day”

05/29/2012, Tim Cook, Apple’s new CEO has publicly mentioned that the iPhone -which represents 50% of Apple’s business- may be “one day” assembled in the United States. While this will certainly not happen overnight, this may give hope to a...